St. Petersburg :
Sarah and Raphael Perrier, Founders of Kahwa Coffee and leaders in the Tampa Bay region's entrepreneurial ecosystem, open a 10th wifi cafe in Belleair Bluffs in Pinellas County.
Downtown St. Petersburg gets its first ramen restaurant in the Edge District, plus another upscale townhome community, as development continues in the city.
Raymond James co-Founder Tom James is opening an 80,000-square-foot art museum in downtown St. Petersburg. The Tom & Mary James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art, otherwise known as the James Museum, will open fall 2017.
Two new townhome communities are coming to downtown St. Petersburg. Urban Village Townhomes in the Kenwood neighborhood gives homeowners the unique opportunity to purchase new construction in this historic community. 801 Conway is a 35-unit community that offers buyers five different floor plans.
A new skatepark is coming to Campbell Park in St. Petersburg. Construction on the $1.25 million regional grade skatepark is expected to be completed in fall 2017.
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is taking off with its plans for a bigger and better airport by adding 12,000-square-feet of space around gates seven through 10, renovating retail and food and beverage concessions, and adding a new children's play area.
At least four hotels in the Tampa Bay area are under construction and/or undergoing renovation projects designed to meet increasing demand from tourists and other visitors.
A new trend in downtown living is making its way through St. Petersburg. What is it? Townhomes, the luxury of having all that a house has to offer while still living the urban lifestyle you want. Three projects will give future residents this housing option.
USFSP, Eckerd College and the University of Tampa campuses are growing and upgrading facilities with new buildings designed to serve students long into the future.
Global Aquaponic Inc. will be opening a facility in the Tampa Bay area within the next year.. The facility will use an innovative technique to grow produce and farm fish that uses 90 percent less water than traditional soil-based farming.
Two new residential buildings are under construction in downtown St. Petersburg as the local real estate boom continues. The NRP Group, known for their work building Beacon 430, is building a new nine-story residential building and AER St. Petersburg is working on an 18-story luxury apartment building.
Three golf courses in the Tampa Bay area reopen, or ready to open after renovations aimed to make golfing experience more enjoyable. Rocky Point golf course in Tampa, Copperhead at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor and Twin Brooks golf course make improvements including new greens and drainage systems.
SPC receives state funding to complete construction on new Bay Pines STEM Learning Center. The $4.7 million project will serve SPC students, Pinellas County schoolteachers as well as secondary school students and students from other colleges on STEM-related projects.
St. Petersburg College purchases two buildings from the St. Petersburg Housing Authority in mid-town area of St. Petersburg in an effort to help stabilize the struggling neighborhood.
The notable One Progress Plaza in downtown St. Petersburg has been renamed to Priatek Plaza. The building is named after one of its tenants, Priatek, a performance-based digital signage company.